Transitioning from Meditation to Contemplation

Transitioning from Meditation to Contemplation

DivineIntimacyRadioWithDan&MelissaWhat is the difference between meditation and contemplation? What does the transition between them look like? How will you know if you are ready for the transition, and how can you prepare for it? Dan and Melissa discuss when and how this transitioning from meditation to contemplation takes place as they reflect on the book Finding God Through Meditation by St Peter of Alcántara.



Topics/Questions covered in the show:

  • What does it mean that meditation is a “transitional form of prayer”?transitioning from meditation to contemplation
  • To what are you transitioning, and how?
  • What should you do when meditation no longer works for you?
  • What are the signs you are ready for transitioning from meditation to contemplation?
  • How long does it take to prepare for contemplative prayer?
  • How a spiritual director can help you understand the progression of your prayer life.


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